Editor's Note: We were shocked and horrified to hear about the fire that destroyed Peggy's home on July 29, 2009.
O contributing writer and editor Cathleen Medwick said, “Going inside that house was a delight and a privilege—it was so alive and filled with meaning. Peggy didn't just collect those pieces, she loved every one of them. It is a terrible loss. My heart breaks for her, and for all of us.”
Peggy Cooper Cafritz stands in her entry hall in front of Federico Uribe's The Fox
—made from painted pencils. Hanging on the wall to Cafritz's left is Mickalene Thomas's Rumor Has It
, above a cast bronze console by Silas Seandel. On floor: Boots, by Demetrius Glover